• Daniel Sterneby

    Managing Partner & Executive Chairman

    Daniel Sterneby has gained 20 years of international financial experience. Before joining ACT in 2010 he worked with acquisition and investment management of high net-worth individuals for Banque Havilland and Kaupthing Bank in Luxembourg. In 2002 he was part of establishing Svenska Handelsbanken Zurich Branch. Prior to that he was head of investment management at Svenska Handelsbanken Haninge Centrum Branch (Stockholm). Daniel Sterneby holds a BBA in Business Finance from Örebro Universitet in Sweden and in Economics from Johannes Kepler Univeristät Linz in Austria. He speaks Swedish, English and German and has basic knowledge in French and Spanish. Daniel was born 1975 in Sweden and lives with his wife and daughter near Zurich. Spare time he enjoys together with family and friends, when possible on the Swedish west coast. Daniel also likes to play golf and skiing/snowboarding.

  • André Lüdi

    Senior Partner & Board Member

    André Lüdi has worked over 30 years in the financial sector, both in investment banking and private banking. After completing his banking apprenticeship at Swiss Bank Corporation (SBC) in Basel, he worked for 14 years until 1996 as a precious metals & foreign exchange trader for different banks in Basel, Geneva and Toronto. Meanwhile, a change was made to Zurich Insurance before he started in 1998 in private banking. During 8 years he took care of wealthy private clients from Scandinavia as a client advisor at UBS AG and VP Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. In June 2006, he founded an asset management company that he operated 9 years as a managing partner and was member of the Aquila Group. André Lüdi completed several training programs in finance and acquired the certificate Risk & Return of the Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance at the University of St. Gallen. He speaks German, English, French and has basic knowledge of Swedish. He dedicates his free time to his family and his hobbies such as skiing, soccer and traveling.

  • Mathis Aerne

    Partner & Board Member

    Mathis Aerne has gained 7 years of working experience in finance, administration and commerce. His previous employer was Evonik Degussa, where he was in charge of the Scandinavian and British department. Before graduating the Commercial school in Zurich, Mathis studied at the University of Miami and extensively worked on his game of golf in Florida. He later became a member of the Swiss National Team. Mathis was born and raised in Switzerland, but has also the Swedish citizenship. He speaks German, Swedish, English and French. Besides golf, he likes to play tennis or snooker and enjoys both creating and listening to music.

  • Stefan Wilhelmson

    Senior Advisor

    Mr. Wilhelmson is engaged in ACT Asset Management AG since 2011. He was Managing Director of EQ (former Ice Capital Asset Management AB) until end of 2012 and functions now as a Board Member and Senior Advisor on a consultant basis. He has more than 12 years of private equity experience and more than 26 years of the financial industry. Prior to joining Ice Capital Asset Management AB, Mr. Wilhelmson was Managing Director and Partner at the American Investment Advisor Auda International. He established Auda’s Nordic business in 2001 and later he became a partner and was responsible for business development in Europe.

    Ahead of establishing Auda’s Nordic offices he was Head of Business Operations for Trevise Private Banking, a division of Nordea Asset Management. Before he was Vice President Corporate Banking at Unibank Copenhagen, Mr. Wilhelmson held various positions at SEB in Sweden. Mr.Wilhelmson holds a Master of Science in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science from the University of Lund. Mr. Wilhelmson lives with his wife and two children in Kämpinge, Sweden.

Daniel Sterneby

André Lüdi

Mathis Aerne

Stefan Wilhelmson